7112 INDUSTRIAL SPRAYPAINTERS
INDUSTRIAL SPRAYPAINTERS operate spray painting equipment to paint and apply other industrial coatings to manufactured items.
Vehicle Painters are excluded from this unit group. Vehicle Painters are included in Unit Group 3243 Vehicle Painters.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
grinding, sanding and cleaning surfaces of items to be painted
loading paint, oil, lacquer, varnish and rustproofing agents into spray equipment
connecting hoses to spray equipment and adjusting spray nozzles to required pressure
securing items to be sprayed within spray booths or placing them onto conveyors
directing spray guns to apply even coatings
moving items to drying areas and stacking them for further painting and packaging
starting and monitoring extractor and drying fans, and heaters
cleaning nozzles, containers and hoses of equipment
may operate paint dipping baths
may mix coating solutions and regulate their temperature